Denarius with bust of Faustina II, struck under Antoninus Pius

Roman
Imperial Period
about A.D. 152–154


Mint: Rome

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 3.21 gm.

Accession Number

32.1232

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Bust of Faustina II, draped, right; hair elaborately dressed in waves, coiled on back of head in a chignon, fastened with pearls.
FAVSTINAAVG PIIAVGFIL
Reverse: Concordia, draped, seated left on low seat, holding flower in right hand and resting left elbow on cornucopiae, set on globe below seat.
CON CO RDIA

Credit Line

Source unidentified